Dr. David Ford, MD

Dr. David Ford, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. David Ford, MD is a general surgery specialist in Niskayuna, NY. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

1769 Union St Fl 2

Niskayuna, NY 12309

Contact Information

(518) 688-1880

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ford's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ford performs Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ford performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Ventral Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ford treats Ventral Hernia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ford treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ford treats Inguinal Hernia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ford treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ford's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Myomectomy
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Testicular Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Ford, MD is a general surgery specialist in Niskayuna, NY. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

North Shore University Hospital
Residency Hospital
Howard University College Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Ford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ford

4.6

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Amazing surgeon! Very nice and explains everything! I would and will Recommend him to everyone! I’m very greatful that Dr Ford was my surgeon. He followed up with me after surgery twice that day, and was back to see me the following day at the time he said he would arrive on a Saturday! I can't say...Read More
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Dr.Ford is a excellent surgeon. He performed a laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy on me, couldn't be happier with the results. He is very thorough explaining what is going to be done and what happened afterwards. Would recommend him to anyone I know looking for a good trustworthy surgeon.
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Excellent surgeon! I highly recommend Dr David Ford. With 3 hernias identified it was recommended that I use Dr Ford and I was glad I did. NO NEED FOR PAIN MEDICINE AFTER SURGERY.
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Dr. Ford is excellent in every way, I had a hernia surgery with him about 6 weeks ago. I give him a A++ rating on: Professionalism Integrity Caring and sympathy about your issue
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Dr. Ford is an amazing doctor and surgeon. He is very professional and has a great "bedside manner". It is clear that he truly cares about his patients. He made me feel totally comfortable and thoroughly answered all of my questions. Dr. Ford is one of many doctors I have seen that actually took...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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Ellis Hospital

Schenectady, NY